These include: human error by air traffic control and pilot; coordination failure like late or non-receipt of flight level change; radar failure; failure to get message properly leading to pilot climbing or descending to a wrong level; a trainee ATC working and his or her instructor getting late in correcting a mistake and "heavy traffic leading to stress and fatigue".
What does FL stand for?
FL stands for Flight Level
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 84 other meanings of FL in our Acronym Attic
- Flanker Back (football; old position)
- Flash (nautical navigation)
- Flashing Light
- Flawless (diamonds)
- Flensburg (German city)
- Flerovium (chemical element)
- Flexible Link
- Flexileave (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Features of the GFC 700 include coupled LPV approaches, vertical navigation, and flight level change (FLC).
Seven occupants of the A330-300, operated by Qantas Airways, were injured as it met turbulence at flight level 380 while approaching the northern coast of Malaysia.
on Friday, when two aircrafts traveling on the same flight level narrowly missed a collision off the Karwar coast in Karnataka.
Continue the descent flight level one hundred, best rate till through flight level two seven zero please.